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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Signed Photograph as President-Elect.
    -February 26, 1933. Black and white, 8" x 10", with printed United Press International photo credits and tipped-on printed caption on the verso.
    -Crazed at the edges and a few points in the central image, signature slightly faded, else very good.

    An interesting photograph of a serious Franklin and smiling Eleanor seated together and taken a few days before FDR was sworn in as the 32nd president of the United States. Roosevelt has signed the photograph across Eleanor's figure. On the verso is a printed description: "London Bureau/ Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt/ New York: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt photographed with her husband, United States President-Elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt, at their home in Hyde Park, New York, February 26th, 1933".


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    A very rare and wonderfully dated 8 x 10" black and white photograph of FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt seated together shortly before President-Elect Roosevelt was sworn in as the Nation's Thirty Second President of the United States, signed boldly by FDR across ER's figure in the photograph. On the verso is the description: "London Bureau/ Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt/ New York: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt photographed with her husband, United States President-Elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt, at their home in Hyde Park, New York, February 26th, 1933." There is also a stamp on the verso of the photograph which reads: "Copyright United Press International (UK) Ltd."



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    June, 2008
    7th Saturday
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